My last day of field placement. Ever.

My last day of field placement. Ever.

Friday is my last day of field placement! I’ve really enjoyed my time at the centre I am at and cannot believe my last day came so soon. As our grad party and grad celebrations came and went, the feeling…

Planning for Babies

Planning for Babies

  For my final semester, I am in a field placement with babies. I was so excited when I found out where I was placed, as I was craving a change. Because my previous three placements had been with preschool…

Nearing the End: Graduation

Nearing the End: Graduation

Hello! Both of my classes today got cancelled so I’m sitting in my pajamas and doing homework at home today. Yesterday, our program had its group graduation photo and I am starting to have mixed feelings! I’m excited to be…

My Favourite Paper-Writing Spot

My Favourite Paper-Writing Spot

This week, I have been writing my Pedagogy of Play paper for ECDV 285: Theories of Early Learning. It is an 8-10 page paper which is very easy for me to relate to, but requires a lot of reading and…

Managing the Workload

Managing the Workload

University is full of challenges — you develop your interests, continual grow and discover yourself, all the while balancing courses, which are a lot of work. What was the biggest challenge for these four students and graduates of Early Learning…

"Discovering who I am as a Person"

“Discovering who I am as a Person”

Self-discovery, successful field placements, better understanding children: learn about the accomplishments of these four students and graduates of the Early Learning and Child Care

The Biggest Surprise...

The Biggest Surprise…

The instructors, the class material, and for one student, an unexpected career. Find out what about Early Learning and Child Care surprised these four students and graduates.

"I Found My Passion In This Program"

“I Found My Passion In This Program”

Self discovery. The practicum. New friendships. Small group work. Learn what these four students and graduates of Early Learning and Child Care enjoyed most about the program.

What's the big deal about small group work?

What’s the big deal about small group work?

“You’re never going to have a perfect combination of people you are working with.”  But, working in small groups is an essential part of the workplace. How did working in groups help these four students and graduates of the Early…

Time Management Strategies

Time Management Strategies

It is a little different for everyone, but time management is absolutely essential to success in university.